Ms. Pierson specializes in the representation of banking institutions acting as corporate trustees and agents in domestic and global transactions. Ms. Pierson’s expertise includes foreign currency-denominated debt offerings, diversified payment rights transactions, Trust Indenture Act-qualified transactions, secured and unsecured debt transactions, private placements pursuant to Rule 144A and Reg S, project financings, and asset-backed and mortgage-backed securitizations. With a major segment of her practice dedicated to structured finance transactions, Ms. Pierson provides interpretive guidance on disclosure and reporting requirements under Regulation AB and The Dodd-Frank Act, and has conducted multiple in-house training sessions for her banking clients on these matters. Prior to her representation of corporate trust departments of major banks, Ms. Pierson advised issuers and underwriters in public and private debt and equity offerings. In addition to being admitted in New York, Ms. Pierson is a Solicitor, admitted to practice in the Courts of England and Wales. Ms. Pierson is conversant in German. Ms. Pierson is recognized by Best Lawyers®.